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Sunday June 26th

Jermaine Caldwell


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Farewell, Freshmen

The goal was to bring all of the fresh perspectives together last week -- for the first and last time as freshmen. In August, The Daily Tar Heel set out to "chart the lives of these first-year students as they move in, rush, join student organizations, study, take exams and return home."And because each freshman did just that, one last meeting with the four chosen to represent 3,400 was required.But the fashion in which each of the four freshmen arrived offered a bit of insight into each one's life and year at UNC.Of course, Aletha Green was a couple minutes early.

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Meeting: Aletha Green

Reader, meet Aletha Green.Aletha, the reader.Her lowdown: She's a freshman volleyball player from San Diego, Calif.Oh, but she does need you to know one thing: "There's more to my life than volleyball." So let us catch up with Ms. Green. Because we snag her fresh perspective toward the end of her second semester there is a lot to cover: Nintendo games, N.C. life, the military (past and future), support for athletes and why she does not crack a book on the weekends.

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Catching up With Kent Welch

Kent Welch's second semester resolution: "Devote more time to academics in general."More specifically, he wanted to make sure did a better job of keeping up with reading, studied a tad bit more in advance, formed a solid sleeping schedule and just stayed on task as far as the books are concerned.But don't read too much into this. Welch said he did not have many qualms with the first semester of his freshman year."It went well," he said.

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Catching Up With: S.J. Barrie-Chapman

If you run into S.J. Barrie-Chapman today, quiz her on American history since 1865.Barrie-Chapman devised a plan to catch up on three weeks of work in 12 hours -- give or take. And today, she wants be up on her history, German, psychology and economics classes. But this is a part of a larger, semester-long strategy for this freshman from Wilmette, Ill.

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Catching Up With: Katie Welch

Ask Katie Welch what she has to focus on during these last few weeks of second semester, and she'll say something close to "not much."This might not be the case with exams right around the corner, summer plans yet to be nailed down and next semester still being worked out -- not to mention plans to study abroad and a search for a date and dress for a formal.But Welch, a freshman from Winston-Salem, has a clear idea of when she needs to start concerning herself with everything from studying to dating.First, academics.

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Campus Involvement Key to SBP Win

Thinking about running for student body president next year? According to past UNC politicos, trying to predetermine a path to the position will leave you looking in vain. Most say there is no prewritten ingredient list.John Dervin, who ran two student body president campaigns during the mid-1990s, said winning the race does not require becoming a staple in Suite C and building a student government resume. Dervin said the students who become student body presidents are the ones who are in touch with student life at UNC.

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Orchestrating a Campaign

Campaign managers Matt Jones and Tim Nelson -- of the Young and Johnson teams, respectively -- have spent the past few weeks on the campaign trial that spans across the walkways of UNC and has been filled with everything from fliers and Pit-sits to forums and platforms.And even though when all is said and done, it will be Johnson or Young with the spot in student government, both Jones and Nelson said they loved the ride on which student government elections has taken them, and both give their jobs ringing endorsements.Matt JonesThis summer senior Matt Jones has plans to say "I do."

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Hall Residents Declare Truce to Battle of the Sexes

Lisa McKeithan wasn't just unlocking the door to the room in which she would sleep, study and live this semester when she moved into Old East Residence Hall.She was entering a door not open to her or any other female for more than 200 years.That entrance symbolized the controversial end to the all-male tradition in Old East and Old West.

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Playing It By Ear

Kent Welch is just judging things as they come by. He's slowly gearing up for finals, starting to further his musical endeavors, enjoying his relationship with his sister and getting accustomed to a University not new to his family. "I'm just adjusting to the college lifestyle," Welch said. And he's adjusting at his own pace - starting with his 13-hour course load that allows him to academically dabble in a bit of everything. Welch wanted to try his luck with a Russian class, which he said after years of high school Spanish is a good change for him.

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The Fabrics of Life

Inspect Deone Powell's closet, and one will soon realize we are living in a material world, and Powell is a material boy. Gap, American Eagle, Polo, Abercrombie & Fitch, Kenneth Cole and Timberland are his brands of choice. "I'm a sucker for clothes," Powell said.

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